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Polaris : Media Associate

Job Post

Job Post

Marketing & Communications
United States · Remote
Posted on Wednesday, April 17, 2024

Polaris : Media Associate

Location

Remote

Salary

55,000 / Yearly

Company

Polaris

Department

Digital

Employer Type

Vendor

Application Link

Application Instructions

Please apply here by completing the application questions and supplying your resume. https://jobs.gusto.com/postings/polaris-strategies-media-associate-b11c1788-85f8-46b1-a63d-5c1030166ea3/applicants/new

Application Link

https://jobs.gusto.com/postings/polaris-strategies-media-associate-b11c1788-85f8-46b1-a63d-5c1030166ea3

Job Description

The Media Associate is responsible for supporting clients in researching, trafficking, launching, and optimizing paid media campaigns across various platforms. This includes supporting staff members across departments to ensure excellent client support and program delivery. This is a junior generalist position in a new company that will come with other duties as assigned.

**Description: **
Polaris is a Latino owned, progressive media strategy agency dedicated to providing innovative solutions to candidates and causes. We believe in building a collaborative environment where we can provide our expertise to our clients to best achieve their goals. We want to work with people who are bold enough to think differently and who hunger for knowledge.

**Position: **Media Associate
**Department:** Media Planning
**Reports to:** Senior Media Buyer
**Classification:** FTE, permanently remote
**Term:** Limited, with an estimated start date of June 1, 2024 and a planned end date of November 22, 2024

**Media Associate Overview: **
The Media Associate is responsible for supporting clients in researching, trafficking, launching, and optimizing paid media campaigns across various platforms. This includes supporting staff members across departments to ensure excellent client support and program delivery. This is a junior generalist position in a new company that will come with other duties as assigned.

**A successful Polaris employees will: **
- **Be dedicated to the success of progressive causes and candidates**: This person identifies with the ethics and philosophy of progressive and Democratic causes and understands the role that Polaris plays in advancing causes such as social justice, women’s rights, workers’ rights, freedom of expression and marginalized communities.
- **Work smart and hard:** This person is passionate about building Polaris from the ground up, which means working smart and hard. This person thinks strategically about systems and understands that the way that things have been done in the past is not always the best or most efficient way of executing a task or project.
- **Take initiative:** This person comes to the table with a proactive, problem solving mindset and is solutions oriented. This person can hold others accountable and contributes to a positive and healthy working environment where everyone is comfortable being themselves.
- **Be collaborative and communicative:** This person has a track record of collaborating and communicating effectively within an organization. This includes collaborating across departments and areas of expertise, along with successful collaboration with external partners.
- **Be a subject matter expert:** This person has prior expertise in their field and lends that expertise to the success of Polaris and all Polaris clients. This person believes in continuous learning and values the input of other subject matter experts on the Polaris team, along with external partner experts.

**Media Associate Responsibilities: **
- Traffic digital advertising campaigns in a variety of ad platforms, including Facebook, Google Ads, Twitter, LinkedIn, and Campaign Manager 360 or another DSP.
- Traffic linear ads to broadcast and cable TV stations via Comcast Ad Delivery, Extreme Reach, or another platform.
- Provide a quality assurance process for each campaign to ensure creative, targets, and campaign goals align with media plans.
- Assist the Director of Research & Analytics with background research before campaigns are launched.
- Assist in producing post-campaign reports.
- Create and troubleshoot ad accounts for clients on the aforementioned platforms including political verification.
- This is a junior generalist position in a new company that will come with other duties as assigned. Due to the age and size of the organization it is highly likely that this position will be expected to perform duties that are not listed in this description.

**Media Associate Qualifications:**
- Strong analytical, problem-solving and organizational skills
- Excellent communication and project management skills
- High proficiency with MS Office and Google workspace suites
- Ability to troubleshoot and problem solve in new and high pressure situations
- Strong attention to detail and time management skills
- Ability to work on a number of projects, move between them fluidly, and be responsive in a fast paced environment with tight deadlines
- Experience working in the progressive political sphere strongly preferred or a demonstrated interest in campaigns and causes

**Media Associate Compensation: **
- $55,000 annually
- Employer sponsored healthcare, including 90% paid medical, 75% paid dental, 75% paid vision and 100% paid life insurances
- Paid time off policies such as vacation, sick and holiday
- 3% automatic Safe Harbor retirement contribution
- Polaris provided laptop

_We value diversity, equity and inclusion. Polaris Strategies is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, pregnancy, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, physical or mental disability, or covered veteran status._

**Salary**
$55,000 - $55,000 per year